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New Orleans

Waiting for the Hurricane

As I write this post, I’m sitting by my windows waiting for a hurricane to sweep through. The Superdome, which is only a few blocks from my building, is lined with military vehicles and personnel, and the streets are eerily quiet. It shouldn’t be a devastating storm like the ones we’ve seen in the news over the last several weeks. In fact, it looks like it could miss us entirely, but the city-wide curfew, which goes into effect in a…

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When Laziness Sets In

I spent the morning at the Social Security Administration to update my married name. I walked to the SSA because…

More Than Just A Fat Person

I didn’t say much here during the month of August, but I did a lot of thinking about my history…

I’m Married!

The last few weeks have been some of the most exciting of my life, and it feels good to be…

Only 100 Pounds

I had a doctor’s appointment last week, and I strongly considered skipping it because I could sleep in and, more…